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Gertrude B. Elion

Age: 81

pioneer in drug research who shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1988. She developed drugs for many conditions, including leukemia, malaria, and AIDS.

Died: Chapel Hill, N.C., February 21, 1999

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